There are seven basic steps in the search process:
As the name suggests, the searches for this type of literature review are systematic. This more scientific approach to searching requires the searches to be repeatable.
If you are doing a literature review (systematic), you will need to do some preliminary searching to identify
By the end of this process, you should have a search you can repeat in each of your databases.
Note: Different databases use different subject headings. If you've used a subject heading from one database that doesn't appear in the others, you'll need to enter it as a keyword in the other databases to ensure consistency in your search terms.
You'll need to keep a record of:
The literature you need to find will depend on your area of research. In general, you will be searching in databases and online.
Search the library databases for:
Search online for: